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  1. Finding the best hotels in Jacmel HaitiRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Jacmel is a historic town in the country of Haiti and a very popular vacation destination. It is located on the edge of the Caribbean Sea and is renowned for its lovely and picturesque beaches.


  2. Marriott International's Content Studio Rapidly Expands PresenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hospitality Net

    Marriott International, Inc.'s industry-leading Content Studio has announced a third round of industry-first content development, production, and distribution deals. These new production and development deals continue to fuel Marriott International's content marketing strategy of creating content that informs, entertains, and adds value to travel lifestyle consumers.


  3. Marriott International's Content Studio Rapidly Expands Presence ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Freshnews

    Marriott International, Inc.'s industry-leading Content Studio has announced a third round of industry-first content development, production, and distribution deals. These new production and development deals continue to fuel Marriott International's content marketing strategy of creating content that informs, entertains, and adds value to travel lifestyle consumers.


  4. Marriott Announces Cast for First Film, 'Two Bellmen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Marriott Content Studio, the entertainment arm of the Marriott hotel chain, has cast William Spencer and Caine Sinclair in "Two Bellmen," the first short film the company is producing as part of an effort to reach consumers through branded content. The cast for the project, that Daniel "Malakai" Cabrera will direct, also stars Henry Simmons , Miles Brown , Sophina Brown , Josue Figueroa , Josue Antonio , Taryn Southern and Stephen Boss .


  5. InterCaribbean Airways makes next move to cross-link CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Jamaica Observer

    InterCaribbean Airways was yesterday scheduled to start offering flights originating from Kingston to Port-au-Prince, Haiti as part of its move to cross-link the Caribbean. The carrier, in a news release Friday, said it was set to begin scheduled services yesterday between Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and also Port-au-Prince to Santo Domingo International Airport.


  6. Haiti to receive $36 million grant for sustainable tourism on southern coastRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Caribbean News Now!

    The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $36 million grant to foster tourism around Haitian historic, cultural and natural resources along the country's southern coastline that will create tourism-related jobs for the region's low-income residents. Given its inviting beaches, rich tropical landscape, unique cultural history as the world's first black republic, and its proximity to the United States, Haiti has much to offer tourists, but they're not likely to flock there in great numbers until they perceive that the environment is clean, excursion leaders are well-trained and equipped with safe equipment and vessels, and security is not a concern.


  7. Flavors and Colors of Haiti returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Staff / Samantha M. Shal Haiti Consul General Gandy Thomas points out Port-au-Prince, the country's capital, on a map in his Buckhead office. A celebration and confluence of culture is perhaps an apropos way to sum up the signature event for the Haitian consulate's office in Buckhead.


  8. Haiti hopes the beauty of its north coast will draw visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Miami Herald

    Amid its woes, Haiti offers a striking rugged beauty that is obvious to adventure travelers - rolling hills, steep mountains and rocky terrain that make backpacking or mountain biking just as good a heart pumper here as in any mountainous Caribbean island. This was certainly the offering during a recent weekend jaunt to northern Haiti where I joined a group of curiosity seekers on a boat excursion around the country's picturesque coast.


  9. A cruise with ... Newark Mayor Ras Baraka? The AuditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Jersey Journal

    Newark Mayor Ras Baraka will go to great lengths to connect with his supporters - maybe even cross international waters. The Women for Mayor Ras Baraka are planning a cruise to the Caribbean with the mayor's presence as a main attraction.


  10. Group reports uptick in Haiti cholera patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Miami Herald

    An international medical group says Haiti's health system still does not have the capacity to adequately treat cholera patients and its staff is seeing an uptick in cases. Doctors Without Borders says more than 2,000 people with cholera symptoms have required emergency hospitalization in Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince since mid-October.


  11. Progress slow in Haitia s isle of ill-contentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Miami Herald

    Newly installed solar-powered street lamps stand as a beacon of hope, lighting up the rocky terrain as idle bulldozers collect dust along the lush mountainside. In a nearby village, a new public square slowly rises out of the red dirt, but local cooks working at a poorly financed community restaurant struggle to keep hunger at bay.


  12. Deadly voyages devastate Haitian islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Miami Herald

    Three times James Major tried to make it off this rustic island, where skeletons of wooden sailboats litter the rocky shoreline. Still, the unemployed husband and father of two, who ate toothpaste and sipped saltwater to survive his latest harrowing attempt, says he's ready to take the illegal journey again.


  13. Haiti government calls for action to stem illegal migration, deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    A truck carrying rice, beans, cooking oil and planting seeds left Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince for AZle de la Tortue Tuesday as part of the Haitian government's emergency response to stem the flow of deadly migrant smuggling from the offshore island's beaches. In recent months, dozens of Haitians have died in search of a better life as unscrupulous boat captains take advantage of the island residents' desperation, and the island's poorly guarded northwest location, to turn it into a popular jumping-off point for migrant journeys to the Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Islands, and Florida.


  14. Finding Your Dog's ZenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Peedee Gilbertson had a knack for launching off the ground and jumping onto beds, and the hyperactive terrier-mix's owners were running out of answers on just how to keep up with him. "We've had him in classes before to no avail," said Beverly Gilbertson, owner of Peedee, whom she got a little over a year ago.


  15. Bulls with sharpened horns are pitched head-to-head in rural HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Mail on Sunday

    Revealed: What it's REALLY like to be a Savoy-trained butler for the super-rich in Etihad's A 12,500 'apartment in the sky' Frosty relations after Salt Lake brands itself Ski City USA... much to the annoyance of Colorado's Ski Town USA Yours for A 3.5million! 100-acre New Zealand camping spot with perfect sea views goes on sale Up, up and away! Scores of hot air balloons create breath-taking display of colours and shapes as 400,000 spectators gather at Mexican festival Daredevil diver jumps into shark-infested waters to 'get a better view' of hammerhead ... but is forced to use speargun to fend off aggressive animal Tantrums over the shape of a scone, flight bans for wearing low-slung trousers and delays to play Scrabble on a phone: The world's best in-flight celebrity meltdowns Passengers break out in applause as Japan's maglev train completes first test run... reaching speeds of up to ... (more)


  16. Dr. Carroll on very poor MitchenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    Via his Dispatches from Haiti blog in the Peoria Journal Star , Dr. John Carroll writes about Very Poor Mitchena . Click through for his photo of Mitchena-as always, Dr. Carroll's photography is beautiful and heartbreaking.


  17. Volunteer Work Can Inspire Aspiring PhysiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | US News & World Report

    Participating in health or medical volunteer projects, even on a local scale, will allow you to stand apart in a competitive admissions pool. With medical school admissions growing more competitive, medical schools are seeking ever more variables to select the ranks of the next medical generation.


  18. JJ Lin, Jannine Chang leave for Haiti to attend charity eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The China Post

    Singer-songwriter JJ Lin and actress Janine Chang are set to depart for Haiti late Sunday night to participate in a charity event there to help children. Lin and Chang, who are serving as spokespersons for World Vision Taiwan this year, are making the trip to extend Taiwan's care for impoverished children in the Caribbean country as part of World Vision's 30 Hour Famine event.


  19. Haiti hopes to woo back tourists with resortsRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    In this Oct. 25 photo, Haitian Tourism Minister Stephanie B. Villedrouin sips strong Haitian coffee in front of a freshly-painted home where she coached local residents on how to welcome tourists to the fishing village of Cotes-de-Fer, Haiti. President Michel Martelly's administration is pursuing plans for Haiti's biggest tourism development ever in the poor coastal area and officials are trying to line up investors to help spur an economic revival.


  20. Commentary: SOS: Cap Haitien a city of some one million inhabitants inundated by waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Jean H Charles I could be rightly be dubbed a voodoo columnist: water you see, water you no see! A month ago in a column I launched an SOS for Cap Haitien, a city with no water, and here I am launching this time another SOS for the same city under inundation. Indeed, I was in Cap Haitien for the voodoo/lwa ceremony of November 1 in my hometown of Grand River, located at 20 minutes from Cap Haitien by car.